Sunday, June 27, 2021

TVET

Virtual talk on TVET, employment opportunities

MIRI: The Miri branch of the Sarawak State Library (Pustaka Miri) will be organising a virtual talk on the importance of TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) in employment opportunities for the labour markets on Monday (June 28). TVET...

Ministry calls on Polytechnic Kuching

KUCHING: Sarawak Kuching Polytechnic (PKS) today received a visit from the state Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Research (MESTR). The delegation from MESTR was led by Workforce Development Division head Dr Asmah Othman and also accompanied by Khaninah Ariff...

Webinar programme helps PKS students in digital field

KUCHING: The TVET webinar programme ‘The Industrial Internet of Things (IoT)’ is important in producing Kuching Sarawak Polytechnic (PKS) graduates who are sensitive to technological developments in the industry and more competitive or competent in the field. PKS director Jamaliah...

Online PdP – new norm among lecturers

BY PENERANGAN KUCHING: Online teaching and learning (PdP) is considered as one of the new normal practices among lecturers and students to replace face-to-face PdP as part of efforts to break the Covid-19 chain. According to Mira Faizura, a lecturer at...

Consider technical school in Sarikei

DATUK Seri Huang Tiong Sii (SUPP-Repok) is asking the state government to consider building a technical or vocational school in Sarikei. He said technical vocational education training (TVET) was especially important in the digital economy and the industrial era to...

Collaboration on tech training and sharing

KUCHING: Serba Dinamik Group Berhad (Serba Dinamik) and University Malaysia of Computer Science and Engineering (Unimy) signed a Certificate of Collaboration (COC) involving technical training and technology sharing, expertise and certification programmes recognised by a TVET institution, Politeknik Malaysia...

Union hopes for smooth implementation of initiatives

KUCHING: The Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers Union (KGBS) hopes that the Budget 2021 initiatives, especially those concerning Sarawak, will be implemented smoothly. “KGBS is very thankful and glad because the allocation for the education ministry is the largest at RM50.4 billion,”...

Set on producing right manpower

MIRI: The Sarawak government is focusing on three integral components — education, science and technology — to produce the right manpower, especially in facing the Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg revealed...

Important to master multiple languages

KUCHING: Sarawakians who have mastered Bahasa Malaysia, English, and Mandarin already have an added advantage, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. “These languages are very important — Bahasa Malaysia is our national language which is mandatory for...

Take up additional courses

BY ALVERDTEKOSTER ANYAP KOTA SAMARAHAN: Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Sarawak encourages its students to take up additional courses in order to add value to their academic qualifications. In making the call, UiTM Sarawak rector, Prof Datuk Dr Jamil Hamali said, “This...
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Implement targeted MCO only in red zones

KUCHING: Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) Sarawak commissioner Datuk Dr Madeline Berma is of the view that the government should...
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